Spine Organizing Committee

Ahed J Alkhatib

Doctor
Cambell state University
Jordan

Biography: Dr. Ahed Alkhatib has finished his PhD from Cambell State University i ReadMore...

Research Interest: Setting medical hypotheses and writing book in different fie ReadMore...

Alireza Heidari

Director
Bio Spectroscopy Core Research Laboratory California South University (CSU)
USA

Biography: Prof. Dr. Alireza Heidari, Ph.D., D.Sc. is a Full Professor and Academ ReadMore...

Research Interest: Biophysical Chemistry Biomolecular Spectroscopy Quantum Ch ReadMore...

Segundo Mesa Castillo

Scientific Board Member
Psychiatric Hospital of Havana
Havana, Cuba

Biography: Segundo Mesa Castillo. As Specialist in Neurology, he worked for 10 ReadMore...

Research Interest: Direct evidence of viral infection and mitochondrial alterat ReadMore...

Wagih Shafik El Masri

FCCS Ed, FRCP Hon. Clinical Professor(SI)
Keele University
United Kingdom

Biography: WSEM was the last student of Sir Ludwig Guttmann. He trained in Spinal ReadMore...

Research Interest: Spontaneous Neurological Recovery following Traumatic Spinal ReadMore...

Alessandro Landi

Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon
University of Rome
Italy

Biography: He is working as Assistant Neurosurgeon in the University of Rome “S ReadMore...

Research Interest: Anterior and Posterior spine surgery; cranio-cervical juncti ReadMore...

Pier Paolo Mura

Professor
University of Rome
Italy

Biography: Pier Paolo Mura is an orthopedic specialist in scoliosis and an expert ReadMore...

Research Interest: Spinal surgery

Koichi Iwatsuki

Associate Professor
Osaka University Medical School
Japan

Biography: Koichi Iwatsuki currently working as an Associate Professor in Departm ReadMore...

Research Interest: Research interest of Koichi Iwatsuki includes spine and spin ReadMore...

Barbara Spacca

Neurosurgeon
Anne Meyer Children's Hospital
Italy

Biography: Dr. Barbara Spacca graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University ReadMore...

Research Interest: Pediatric Neurosurgery

Satish Kalidindi

Neurosurgeon
Manipal Super Speciality Hospital
India

Biography: Satish Kalidindi is working as a Neurosurgeon in Manipal Super Special ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurosurgery

Majid Reza Farrokhi

Professor
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Biography: Prof. Majid Reza Farrokhi, now Professor of Neurosurgery and Head of ReadMore...

Research Interest: Spine surgery

Marco Bortoluzzi

Professor
CIvil Hospital
Italy

Biography: Marco Bortoluzzi is the National Coordinator of the Section of Spine S ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurosurgery, Neurology, Anesthesiology - Pain Management

Miguel JA Láinez

Chairman and Professor
Catholic University of Valencia
Spain

Biography: Miguel JA Láinez was born August 25, 1955 in Navarrete, Teruel, Spain ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurology

Duccio Boscherini

Neurosurgeon
Clinique de La Source
Switzerland

Biography: Duccio Boscherini is a fully trained neurosurgeon in Switzerland, USA, ReadMore...

Research Interest: spinal and cranial surgery

Kemal Ahmed

Orthopedic surgeon
CH-NDB
France

Biography: Sheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar-Doctorate of Medicine and special ReadMore...

Research Interest: orthopedic surgery

Josip Buric

Chief
CDC Villanova Hospital
Italy

Biography: Josip Buric M.D. is a neurosurgeon, board certified in Italy and Croat ReadMore...

Research Interest: Brain surgery, Peripheral nerve surgery and Spine.

Inaki Arrotegui

Chairman
Catholic University Hospital
Spain

Biography: to be updated soon...

Research Interest: Scoliosis induction by brain injury, Intraoperative radio ReadMore...

Geeta Shroff

Medical Director
Nutech Mediworld
India

Biography: Geeta Shroff is the Founder of Nutech Medicworld, New Delhi, India and ReadMore...

Research Interest: Cell therapy

Khaled Fares Al-Ali

Neurosurgeon
Zayed Military Hospital
UAE

Biography: Khaled Fares Al-Ali is one of the first Emirati neurosurgeon and the f ReadMore...

Research Interest: Pediatric neurosurgery and spine surgery

Marco Crostelli

Surgeon
Villa Stuart
Italy

Biography: Marco Crostelli was born in Rome on 26/10/54, after completing his stu ReadMore...

Research Interest: Orthopedics and Traumatology

Massimiliano Visocchi

Associate Professor
Catholic University of Rome Italy
Italy

Biography: Massimiliano VISOCCHI is Associate Professor in Neurosurgery at the Ca ReadMore...

Research Interest: General Neurosurgery, complex spine neurosurgery, Functional ReadMore...

Alberto Zebi

Orthopaedic surgeon
Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute of Milan
Italy

Biography: Alberto Zebi is an orthopaedic surgeon at Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institu ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neuroradiology and Orthopedic surgery

Jaime Gasco-Tamarit

Director
Valley Care Clinics Neuro-Spine Institute
USA

Biography: Dr. Jaime Gasco-Tamarit is a neurosurgeon in Galveston, Texas. He rece ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurosurgery

Edward Taub, Scientific Advisor

Director and Professor
University of Alabama and CI Therapy Research Group and Taub Training Clinic
UK

Biography: Edward Taub is a University Professor in the Department of Psychology ReadMore...

Research Interest: Behavioral neuroscience, behavioral medicine, neurorehabilit ReadMore...

Alberto Rovetta

Professor
Politecnico di Milano
Italy

Biography: Born in Brescia on 19 June 1940, resident in Milan, Italy, in Viale An ReadMore...

Research Interest: Biorobotics

João Eduardo Daud Amadera

Director
Spine Center HCor
Brazil

Biography: A graduate of the University of São Paulo, Doctor of Science from th ReadMore...

Research Interest: Physiatry, Spine, Pain, Interventional Pain Management, Clin ReadMore...

Erkan Kaptanoğlu

Head
Marmara University
Turkey

Biography: Erkan Kaptanoğlu graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Medici ReadMore...

Research Interest: spinal cord injury

Massimo Scerrati

Professor and Chairman
Polytechnic University of Marche
Italy

Biography: Massimo Scerrati was born on January 4, 1948. He received neurosurgica ReadMore...

Research Interest: Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery (brain lesion biops ReadMore...

Vasiliki E. Kalodimou

Director
Flow Cytometry Research & Regenerative Medicine Department
Greece

Biography: Vasiliki E. Kalodimou is Director of the Flow Cytometry-Research and R ReadMore...

Research Interest: Since 2006, Dr. Kalodimou has studied and working with stem ReadMore...

Mohamed Abdulhamid

Neurosurgeon
Arizona Brain & Spine Center
USA

Biography: Mohamed Abdulhamid is a neurosurgeon in Phoenix, Arizona and is affili ReadMore...

Research Interest: General Neurosurgery, Brain & Spinal Tumor, Neurosurgical Sp ReadMore...

Rostyslav V Bubnov

Medical Doctor
Clinical hospital â Pheophaniaâ
Ukraine

Biography: Dr. Rostyslav V Bubnov, has received his MD in Horbachevsky Ternopil S ReadMore...

Research Interest: Radiology, ultrasound guided interventions; cancer; gastroen ReadMore...

Marin Stancic

Professor
University of Zagreb School of Medicine
Croatia

Biography: General practitioner in the Emergency Room of Rijeka Clinical Hospital ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurosurgery

Syed Ghalib Imam Zaidi

Senior Specialist Neurosurgeon
Arrayan Hospital
Saudi Arabia

Biography: Board certified neurosurgeon (FCPS Neurosurgery) from Pakistan with ne ReadMore...

Research Interest: Areas of interest include pediatric neurosurgery, spine (spe ReadMore...

Safak Ekinci

Associate Professor
GATA Haydarpaşa Military Hospital
Turkey

Biography: He started medical training at Gülhane Military Medical Academy. I gr ReadMore...

Research Interest: Spine and Knee

Deniz U. Erbulut

Assistant Professor
Istanbul Medipol
Turkey

Biography: Deniz Ufuk Erbulut was born May 21, 1978 in Ankara, TurkeyDoctor of P ReadMore...

Research Interest: Orthopaedic Biomechanis (Injury Mechanics (Whiplash) & Joint ReadMore...

Pradeep K Singh

Professor and Head
DMIMSDU
India

Biography: Dr Pradeep K Singh is currently the Professor and Head of Department o ReadMore...

Research Interest: Orthopaedics Spine

Ahmed Jahwari

Orthopedic & Spine Surgeon
Sultan Qaboos University
Oman

Biography: Senior Consultant Orthopedic and Spine Surgeon, Chief of Spine Service ReadMore...

Research Interest: Orthopedic and Spine Surgery

Pablo Clavel

Neurosurgeon
Barcelona Spine Center
Spain

Biography: to be updated soon..

Research Interest: to be updated soon..

Massimo Balsano

Chief
Hospital of Thiene
Italy

Biography: Since the year 2000 Dr Balsano has been Chief of the Orthopedic Depart ReadMore...

Research Interest: Degenerative Spine, Spinal Deformity,Trauma

Vladimir Radchenko

Chairman
Sytenko Institute of Bone and Joint Pathology
Ukraine

Biography: To be updated soon...

Research Interest: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Hamid R. Abbasi

President
Midwest Brain and Spine Center
USA

Biography: Dr. Hamid R. Abbasi is currently the president at Tristate Brain and S ReadMore...

Research Interest: Minimally invasive spine surgery / OLLIF Extensive work in ReadMore...

Dr. V. Reggie Edgerton

Director, UCLA’s Edgerton Lab
University of California, Los Angeles
United States

Biography: Dr. V. Reggie Edgerton has been the Director of UCLA’s Edgerton Lab ReadMore...

Research Interest: A key question researched in Edgerton lab is how the neural ReadMore...

Burak M. Ozgur

Director, Spine Program
Hoag Neurosciences Institute, california
United States

Biography: Burak Ozgur, MD is a neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive s ReadMore...

Research Interest: Minimally Invasive Neck and Spine Surgery

A. Jay Khanna

Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Johns Hopkins University, Bethesda
United States

Biography: Akhil Jay Khanna, MD, MBA, is division chief of Johns Hopkins Orthopae ReadMore...

Research Interest: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery; Spine Biomechanics; Outcom ReadMore...

Joseph M. Morreale

Orthopedic Surgeon
Center For Spine and Orthopedics
United States

Biography: Dr. Morreale joined the CSO team in September 2009. He has received hi ReadMore...

Research Interest: Degenerative disease in the cervical and lumbar spine

Vedat Deviren

Professor
UCSF Medical Center Spine Center
United States

Biography: Dr. Vedat Deviren is Professor at UCSF Medical Center Spine Center. As ReadMore...

Research Interest: cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, including spinal deform ReadMore...

James D. Schwender

Orthopedic Surgeon
Twin Cities Spine Center, Minneapolis
United States

Biography: James D. Schwender has done his education in Medical school State Univ ReadMore...

Research Interest: Cervical, thoracic and lumbar; Minimally invasive techniques ReadMore...

Jack L. Feldman

Distinguished Professor
University of California, Los Angeles
United States

Biography: Jack L. Feldman is a Distinguished Professor, and a Member of Brain ReadMore...

Research Interest: In vitro brainstem-spinal cord preparations for study of mot ReadMore...

Jean Jacques Wyndaele

President
International Spinal Cord Society, Buckinghamshire
United Kingdom

Biography: Jean Jacques Wyndaele graduated as Bachelor Medical Sciences, Doctor i ReadMore...

Research Interest: Spinal Cord and Spinal Cord Series&Cases

Walid Attia

Director
National Neuroscience Institute
Saudi Arabia

Biography: Walid Attia was born in November 8th 1969 and currently he is Consulta ReadMore...

Research Interest: Spine Surgery/ Neurosurgery

Mohamed Abdulhamid

Neurosurgeon
Arizona Brain & Spine Center
USA

Biography: Mohamed Abdulhamid is a neurosurgeon in Phoenix, Arizona and is affili ReadMore...

Research Interest: General Neurosurgery, Brain & Spinal Tumor, Neurosurgical Sp ReadMore...

Tiziana Greggi

Director
Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute
Italy

Biography: Tiziana Greggi has a Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Faculty o ReadMore...

Research Interest: Her main field of interest is the study and treatment of spi ReadMore...

Massimiliano Visocchi

Associate Professor
Catholic University of Rome Italy
Italy

Biography: Massimiliano VISOCCHI is Associate Professor in Neurosurgery at the Ca ReadMore...

Research Interest: General Neurosurgery, complex spine neurosurgery, Functional ReadMore...

Cyrus Dokhanian Jensen

Orthopedic Surgeon
Wansbeck General Hospital, England
United Kingdom

Biography: Cyrus Dokhanian Jensen was born in December 1978, He is currently a LL ReadMore...

Research Interest: Minimally Invasive Spine Procedures, Spinal Neurosurgery, Mi ReadMore...

Majid Reza Farrokhi

head of Shiraz Neuroscience Research Center
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Biography: Prof. Majid Reza Farrokhi, now Professor of Neurosurgery, head of Shir ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurosurgery

Vladimir Radchenko

Chairman
Sytenko Institute of Bone and Joint Pathology
Ukraine

Biography: Dr. Radchenko Volodymyr has done his Education from Medical Academy of ReadMore...

Research Interest: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Arvind G. Kulkarni

Head of Mumbai Spine, Scoliosis & Disc Replacement Centre
Bombay Hospital, Mumbai
India

Biography: Dr. Arvind G Kulkarni heads the ‘Mumbai Spine Scoliosis and Disc Rep ReadMore...

Research Interest: His special interests are Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, ReadMore...

Rostyslav V Bubnov

Medical Doctor
Clinical hospital â Pheophaniaâ
Ukraine

Biography: Dr. Rostyslav V Bubnov, has received his MD in Horbachevsky Ternopil S ReadMore...

Research Interest: Radiology, ultrasound guided interventions; cancer; gastroen ReadMore...

Massimiliano Visocchi

Associate Professor
Catholic University of Rome Italy
Italy

Biography: Massimiliano VISOCCHI is Associate Professor in Neurosurgery at the Ca ReadMore...

Research Interest: General Neurosurgery, complex spine neurosurgery, Functional ReadMore...

Parisa Nejati

sports medicine specialist for conservative care of spinal pain
Iran University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Biography: Parisa Nejati has gotten her general physician degree at the age of 25 ReadMore...

Research Interest: conservative care of spinal pain

Praveen Mummaneni

Director
Cervical Spine Program
United States

Biography: Dr. Praveen Mummaneni is the Director of the Cervical Spine Program, D ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurological Surgery

Massimiliano Visocchi

Associate Professor
Catholic University of Rome Italy
Italy

Biography: Massimiliano VISOCCHI is Associate Professor in Neurosurgery at the Ca ReadMore...

Research Interest: General Neurosurgery, complex spine neurosurgery, Functional ReadMore...

Joseph M. Morreale

Orthopedic Surgeon
Center For Spine and Orthopedics
United States

Biography: Dr. Morreale joined the CSO team in September 2009. He has received hi ReadMore...

Research Interest: Degenerative disease in the cervical and lumbar spine

Tiziana Greggi

Director
Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute
Italy

Biography: Tiziana Greggi has a Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Faculty o ReadMore...

Research Interest: Her main field of interest is the study and treatment of spi ReadMore...

Eyad Faizo

Doctor
Murnau
Germany

Biography: Dr. E. Faizo. is a certified licensed Medical Doctor specialized in N ReadMore...

Research Interest: Spine surgery in research and pain therapy, Neuromodulation.

W S El Masri

Professor
Keele University
UK

Biography: Biography Prof W S El Masri FRCS Ed; FRCP Clinical Professor of Spin ReadMore...

Research Interest: spinal cord injuries

Ralf Rothörl

Director, Neurosurgeon
Isar Klinikum
Germany

Biography: D Dr. Ralf D. Rothörl has been serving as Deputy Medical Director and ReadMore...

Research Interest: spine surgery

Alessandro Landi

Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon
University of Rome
Italy

Biography: Dr. Alessandro Landi is currently affiliated to Department of Neurolog ReadMore...

Research Interest: Low back pain, Lumbar instability and Spinal Cord Tumor.

Duccio Boscherini

Neurosurgeon
Clinique de La Source
Switzerland

Biography: Duccio Boscherini is a fully trained neurosurgeon in Switzerland, USA, ReadMore...

Research Interest: spinal and cranial surgery

Oliver Nic Hausmann

Consultant Neurosurgery | President Swiss Society of Neurosurgery
Hirslanden Klinik St. Anna Lucerne
Switzerland

Biography: Oliver Nic Hausmann is currently a neurosurgery consultant in Hirsland ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurosurgery, Spine surgery

Jwalant Mehta

Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Royal Orthopaedic Hospital
United Kingdom

Biography: Mr Jwalant S Mehta is a consultant spinal surgeon specialising in spin ReadMore...

Research Interest: Spinal surgery Lumbar spine disorders Special Clinical ReadMore...

Tolgay Satana

Consultant Spine Surgeon
Universal Hospital group
Turkey

Biography: Tolgay satana was born in Ankara 1968 and currently doing private Prac ReadMore...

Research Interest: Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeon Minimal Invasive Joint and Sp ReadMore...

Walid Attia

Director
National Neuroscience Institute
Saudi Arabia

Biography: Walid Attia was born in November 8th 1969 and currently he is Consulta ReadMore...

Research Interest: Spine Surgery/ Neurosurgery

Warat Tassanawipas

Professor
Phramongkutklao Army Hospital
Thailand

Biography: EDUCATION Degree University Year Conferred Scientific field B.Sc. Ma ReadMore...

Research Interest: Spine Surgery Orthopaedics Orthopaedics, Spine Pediatric ReadMore...

Mahdi Bassi

Chairman
Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital
Saudi Arabia

Biography: Bassi is an Orthopedic Consultant at the Orthopedics Department at Do ReadMore...

Research Interest: Orthopedic and spine / scoliosis Surgeon

Arvind G Kulkarni

Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Bombay Hospital
India

Biography: Dr. Arvind G Kulkarni heads the ‘Mumbai Spine Scoliosis and Disc Rep ReadMore...

Research Interest: His special interests are Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, ReadMore...

Shahaydar Shaalievich Shatursunov

Head of the spine surgery department
Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan

Biography: Dr. Shahaydar Shaalievich Shatursunov MD, PhD is an ISMISS Turkey Inte ReadMore...

Research Interest: spine surgery